$100K worth of spine implants stolen from parked car


Philadelphia police are searching for a man who stole approximately $100,000 worth of spinal implants from a vehicle in a parking garage on Feb. 19 around 4:30 a.m. 

The suspect was wearing a surgical mask and all dark clothing, according to a Feb. 23 police blotter report. 

About 26 implants were stolen as part of the theft, according to a Feb. 25 report from BNN Breaking. 

The theft is causing concerns in the local medical community about the potential impact on patients awaiting spinal surgeries, according to the report. 

It is currently unclear who owned the vehicle the implants were stolen from. Becker's has reached out to the Philadelphia Police Department and will update this article as more information becomes available. 

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